Ambode gifts N5m cash reward to best LASU graduating student

LAGOS State governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday granted scholarship and N5million cash reward to the overall best graduating student of Lagos State University (LASU), Ogunsanya Fuhad Adetoro. It was an emotional-laden moment filled with joy, excitement and sense of fulfilment as Adetoro, who is of the Faculty of Management Sciences, was announced as the best graduating student at the 22nd Convocation Ceremony held at the Auditorium Complex of the University in Ojo having scored CGPA 4.78. A total of 29,710 students graduated with 201 awarded diploma; 21,481 first degrees; 7,982 Post Graduate Diploma (PGD); and 46 Doctorate Degrees. In all, 26 students graduated with first class. Governor Ambode had assured that he would personally finance the student’s education in any university of his choice anywhere in the world. “In response to the best graduating student’s request, Lagos State government does not generally give scholarship anymore but only bursary. So, I adopt him. “His story is too compelling and it reflects on my own story. So, any university he wants to go, I will do it personally; I will be responsible.

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